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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

Dodd-Frank Investment Advisers

SEC Exams Looking for Whistleblower Violations

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Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation, Investment Advisers, Litigation SEC staff in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations are examining compliance with key whistleblower provisions arising out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The staff is examining registered investment advisers and registered broker-dealers, reviewing, among other things, compliance manuals, codes of ethics, employment agreements, and severance agreements to... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2016

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SEC Charges Private Equity Advisor with Conflicts for Law Firm Discounts

Investment Advisers, M&A, Private Equity In a settled enforcement action, the SEC charged a private equity advisor, First Reserve Management, L.P., with conflicts of interest and other matters. First Reserve did not... Read more →

by   |   September 15, 2016

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Common Deficiencies Noted in Exams of Minnesota Registered Investment Advisers

Investment Advisers The Minnesota Department of Commerce recently conducted a series of routine exams of investment adviser firms registered in Minnesota to analyze their compliance with certain... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2016

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SEC Updates Form ADV

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has adopted final rules requiring investment advisers to provide additional information on Form ADV and other matters. You can find our analysis on the proposed rules... Read more →

by   |   August 25, 2016